Sept. 29, 2014

9/26/14
Daily Texan
To enact change, new president must continue Powers’ legacy
Paul Woodruff, Philosophy /Classics

9/26/14
San Antonio Express-News
How many jobs in Texas are related to oil, gas? Go figure
Dan Hamermesh, Economics

9/26/14
Slate
Can Texas Republicans Make a Red State Redder?
Cites Texas Politics Project (Jim Henson/Daron Shaw)

9/26/14
San Antonio Express-News
Anxiety vs. hope in gubernatorial ads
Bethany Albertson, Joshua Blank, Government

9/26/14
Dallas Morning News
In West Texas district, it’s tough to build seniority in Congress
Sean Theriault, Government

9/20/14
Breitbart-London
Why Men Cheat WITH Me, But Not on Me
David Buss, Psychology

9/20/14
Los Angeles Times
Mom tries to shield daughters from media’s beauty standards, gets burned
Judy Langlois, David Buss, Psychology

9/27/14
Austin American-Statesman
A Culture Conversation: Gauging Hispanic influence on Austin’s scene
Emilio Zamora, History

 

Sept. 23, 2014

9/23/14
Univision
El votante latino, decisivo en Texas
Alfonso Gonzales, Mexican American and Latino Studies / Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies

9/23/14
FOX 7
US Targets ISIS
Samer Ali, Middle Eastern Studies

9/23/14
KEYE
UT Foreign Policy Expert Weighs in on Syria
Jeremi Suri, History

9/23/14
Daily Texan
Scottish independence referendum reaffirms need for good government
Jeremi Suri, History

9/24/14
NPR
Hearing That Things Can Change Helps Teens Dodge Depression
David Yeager, Psychology

9/23/14
The Health Site
Educating teens about changing nature of personality prevents depression
David Yeager, Psychology

9/22/14
Science Daily
Brief intervention may prevent increased risk of depression in teens
David Yeager, Psychology

9/22/14
Science World Report
One Time Intervention Goes A Long Way In Depression Risk For Teens
David Yeager, Psychology

9/22/14
International Business Times
One-Off ‘Low Cost’ Intervention Helps Prevent Depression in Teenagers
David Yeager, Psychology

9/22/14
Health Canal
Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
David Yeager, Psychology

9/23/14
Psych Central
Brief Intervention Can Ward Off High School Blues
David Yeager, Psychology

 

Sept. 18, 2014

9/6/14
New York Times
Why Don’t More Men Go Into Teaching?
Christine Williams, Sociology

9/15/14
Daily Texan
On eve of new conflicts, time to reconsider role of military
Jeremi Suri, History

9/17/14
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Get used to Internet-based polls
By Jim Henson, Government

9/18/14
Houston Chronicle
Reflecting deeply on the U.S. Constitution
By Erik Dempsey, Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas, College of Liberal Arts

9/17/14
KUT
In Perspective: Is the Israeli-Palestinian Cease-Fire a Calm Before Another Storm?
Yoav Di-Capua, History/Middle Eastern Studies; Karen Grumberg, Middle Eastern Studies; Amelia Weinreb, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

9/17/14
The Atlantic
Poor Women Are Fatter Than Poor Men
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/18/14
Science World Report
Link Between Poverty and Obesity is More Evident in Women
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/17/14
Science Daily
Link Between Poverty and Obesity is More Evident in Women
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/15/14
North Dallas Gazette
UT study shows teen girls from low income families more likely to be overweight than the boys
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/17/14
LLILAS Faculty Blog
The Learned Ones: Nahua Intellectuals in Postconquest Mexico
Kelly McDonough, Spanish & Portuguese

Sept. 11, 2014

9/17/14
Dating Advice.com
“The Evolution of Desire”: A Groundbreaking Book About Human Mating
David Buss, Psychology

9/16/14
Medical Daily
The Secret Life of Prepositions: How You Pick Romantic Partners Could Be a Matter of Tiny Words
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

9/16/14
Texas Tribune
Nicole Guidotti-Hernández: The TT Interview
Mexican American and Latina_o Studies

9/14/14
Texas Tribune
In Health Care, Organizers Find Issue to Spur Hispanics
Jim Henson, Government

9/13/14
New York Times
Texas Group Uses Health Care Issue to Get Hispanics to the Polls
Jim Henson, Government

9/16/14
Huffington Post, NewsOK
Black Women Are Already Dead in America
By Kali Gross, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

9/16/14
My Fox Austin
Darrell K Royal Research Fund event raises more than $1 million for Alzheimer’s research
Marie Monfils, Psychology

9/17/14
Austin American-Statesman
Christian: Independence for Scotland? What it would mean for the U.S.
By George Christian, English

9/11/14
MedicalXPress
Poverty-obesity link is more prevalent for women than men, study shows
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/16/14
Futurity
Early poverty linked to obesity in women, not men
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/16/14
Science Blog
Poverty-Obesity Link is More Prevalent for Women Than Men
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

9/16/14
Dozens sign up to discuss social studies textbooks
Jacqueline Jones, History

Houston Chronicle , KUT, Dallas Morning News, AP, Texas Tribune

Sept. 10, 2014

9/10/14
Huffington Post
UT Austin Finally Launches Mexican American Studies Department

9/10/14
Austin American-Statesman
UT establishes Mexican-American studies department

9/12/14
Austin Business Journal
New UT department to focus on Mexican American, Latino studies

9/10/14
NBC News
UT-Austin Creates Major In Mexican American and Latino Studies

9/10/14
Daily Texan
Mexican American Studies department long overdue

9/10/14
Daily Texan
UT establishes Mexican American and Latina/o studies department

9/11/14
Austin Chronicle
Best Publications of 2014 List: Best Place to Rise Above the Old Austin vs. New Austin Fray: The End of Austin
Randy Lewis, American Studies

9/11/14
THE Times Higher Education
The lost art of listening
Tom Palaima, Classics

9/11/14
US News & World Report
Funding the Islamic State
Jeremi Suri, History

9/11/114
Dallas Morning News
UTD gets a grant from the Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s study
Marie Monfils, Psychology

9/10/14
The Columbia Daily Herald
The rise of Christian sexual atheists
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Sept. 4, 2014

8/28/14
New York Times
What We Write When It Won’t Rain
Heather Houser, English

9/8/14
Christian Science Monitor
How Obama plans to ace his big speech on ISIS (+video)
Bruce Buchanan, Government

9/7/14
Daily Texan
Psychology professor Cristine Legare wins $1.3 million grant to conduct research on childhood development

9/8/14
Music.Mic
Science Shows Your Taste in Music Says More About You Than You Probably Thought
Sam Gosling, Psychology

9/6/14
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Opinion: The real stakes of Gov. Rick Perry’s political power
Joshua Blank and Jim Henson, Government, LAITS

9/6/14
i09
To See Who Holds The Power In Your Relationships, Check Your Old Emails
James Pennebaker, Psychology

9/6/14
Dallas Morning News
Perry studying with experts for possible presidential run
Bruce Buchanan, Government

9/3/14
The Atlantic
How to Get Students to Work Harder
David Yeager, Psychology

9/8/14
Politico
Rick Perry racing against indictment clock
Jim Henson, Government

9/8/14
KVUE
Abbott requests ethics opinion regarding Davis book
Jim Henson, Government

9/8/14
My Fox Austin
The ISIS Threat
Samer Ali, Middle Eastern Studies

9/4/14
Wall Street Journal
Four Ways to Spot a Great Teacher
Keith Robinson, Sociology

9/5/14
KVUE
ANALYSIS: ISIS domestic threat, foreign solutions
Jeremi Suri, History

9/8/14
Daily Texan
To take down ISIS, US needs to pair might with diplomacy
Jeremi Suri, History

9/4/14
Huffington Post
6 Old-School Myths About Women And Sex, Busted
David Buss, Psychology

9/4/14
Men’s Journal
10 Health Benefits of Being in a Relationship
Debra Umberson, Sociology

9/4/14
Daily Texan
Organization connects students with Austin’s refugee population
Cites COLA students in Plan II Honors, Middle Eastern Studies, Government

Sept. 2, 2014

9/2/14
Forbes
The 9 Habits You Develop In College That Will Haunt Your Wallet
Art Markman, Psychology

9/1/14
Daily Texan
In midst of college experience, students shouldn’t forget about the world beyond our borders
Jeremi Suri, History

8/28/14
National Geographic
Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic’s Earliest People
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

8/30/14
USA Today
Ferguson violence could be a catalyst for change
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

8/26/14
Houston Chronicle
Rodriguez/ Menjívar: ‘Crisis’ label deflects responsibility for migrant children
Néstor Rodríguez, Sociology

8/29/14
Politico
Guns ‘R’ Us: What a nine year old’s Uzi accident tells us about gun rights in America
Matt Valentine, Plan II Honors

8/13/14
NewsOK, Houston Chronicle, Austin American-Statesman
Hamermesh: Americans work too much, and that needs to change
Dan Hamermesh, Economics

9/1/14
NPR, WBUR-Boston
Your Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests
James Pennebaker, Psychology

8/29/14
Reuters
Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics
Emily Weisburst, Economics doctoral student